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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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Although this park is located within San Diego's city limits, it remains one of the wildest landscapes along the Southern California coast, with miles of unspoiled beaches, chaparral, elegant Torrey Pine trees and a lagoon vital to many species of...more
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12600 N Torrey Pines Rd, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-755-2063
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Reviewed yesterday

I really enjoyed taking in the ocean breeze, surrounding scenery of buttes and vegetations, and gorgeous panoramic views including Pacific Ocean to the west, La Jolla to the south, and Del Mar to the north while hiking the trails. Those qualities provide for an excellent...More

Thank Akisato S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stunning views of the Pacific from on high...one of the few reaming great ocean interfaces of the west coast...well maintained trails...fun visitors center,,,good parking options (at least when we visited)...moderately difficult paths but nothing that was particularly challenging. One of San Diego's real treasures.

Thank Observer44
Reviewed 5 days ago

this is a wonderful hike. Torry Pines exist only in this reserve. The hikes are not difficult, although you need to wear decent shoes. The overlooks present the Pacific Ocean in all its splendure.

Thank Odyssey794428
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fantastic park. The views were extraordinary and paths and parking very well done. Between ocean access and being able to hike for miles made this a fantastic trip.

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and myself just love to go there for a 1h30 hike after work during the week, enjoy the wonderful view and the sunset. It is also a good place to enjoy an afternoon of beach or go for a bike ride (even though...More

1  Thank Benjamin L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hiking views! Many paths that will take you up and also dome that will take you to the edge of some cliffs!

Thank Corinne F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a beautiful story behind because it gathers a very ancient forest of a special type of pine tree that almost got extinct ( thats why this is a reserve today), it has amazing views of the ocean and different trails for all...More

Thank Fer I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing like a nice long walk on the beach,listening to the waves and wading in the surf. Once you’ve walked about 1/4 mile, you’ve left most of the people behind. Immerse yourself in the walk, cliffs and sea...skip some stones...and watch for unique shells. Taking...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Torrey Pines has the most beautiful trail for hiking, the natural preserve has the most exquisite sites

Thank Enchantingpixels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to this beach every time we come to San Diego. Though it is very close to where we stay it also has some of the best waves and is very big so there's always space to put your stuff and boogie boarding is...More

1  Thank rebeccasushma
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19 August 2018|
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Response from Minh V | Reviewed this property |
I would ask the Uber to drop off nearby where you enter and pay to park. From there you can hike the trails or just go for a stroll on the beach
5 June 2018|
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Response from lorne f | Reviewed this property |
It can be done
19 March 2018|
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Response from docholiday174 | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s 10-15$ to get a car into the state park. No fee to picnic. That being said it’s not much of an easy walk to the beach with picnic gear. The park is up high altitude wise where you walk down to the beach. I... More